The Lockdown Monologues – Lucky by Leila Alkunshalie [Monologue 3]

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Leila Alkunshalie has created a Lockdown Monologue based on her observations of working with young women in Haringey. It is deftly performed by Karta Kaur. What shines though is original and authentic voice of a Londoner growing up in dual heritage household. Her hair, she tells us, is half Arab…

Dawn Walton honoured

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Collage Arts was delighted to hear that our collaborator on the Lockdown Monologues, Dawn Walton has been recognised in the Birthday honours. Dawn Walton was made OBE for her services to theatre. Steve Medlin, Collage Arts artistic director said: “I have collaborated with Dawn on a number of occasions over…

Dawn Walton reflects on the Collage Arts Lockdown Monologues

Dawn Walton is a creative associate at Collage Arts.  She has been working on a Collage Community project called Lockdown monologues. We asked women that self-designated as black women and/or women of colour from North London to tell us what they were thinking. What emerged was that lockdown had given…